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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 27, Number 1, 2018

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A Tidal Wave

A Tidal Wave

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FAANS | Departments | Editorial License

 “A dedicated faith in humanity will send ripples in all directions.” The Golden Notebook, Dorothy Lessing Clearly, many neurosurgeons demonstrate a dedicated faith in humanity and do a great deal to create tidal waves in positive directions. …

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Challenging the Status Quo: A Profile in Service

Challenging the Status Quo: A Profile in Service

Zachary N. Litvack, MD, FAANS; Ann R. Stroink, MD, FAANS | Features

An Interview with Maya Babu MD, MBA Harvey Cushing once said “A physician is obligated to consider [the patient] in his world,” uncannily presaging the everyday struggle we each face in attempting to care for our …

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The Privilege of Service

The Privilege of Service

Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS | Inside Neurosurgeon | President's Perspective

The way we take care of patients is changing very quickly. Physicians and the rest of the health care system are being forced to learn new ways to do their work. Although the federal government’s …

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The Surfacing Evolution

The Surfacing Evolution

Capt. Jeffrey M. Tomlin, MD, FAANS | Features

The views expressed in this presentation do not represent the official policy or opinion of the United States Navy, Defense Health Agency, Department of Defense, or the United States Government. “Diving officer, submerge the ship, …

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Out of the Rain

Out of the Rain

Solomon Feuerwerker | AANS Student

JeffHOPE is a student-run organization with five clinics that works to bridge access to healthcare for the homeless population of Philadelphia. As a steering committee member, many of the patients I have encountered will impact …

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Calendar/Courses

2019 Mayo Clinic Advancements in Surgical & Medical Management of the Spine
Jan. 13-17, 2019; Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii

Pituitary Education Day
Jan. 16-18, 2019; Orlando, Fla.

Innovations in Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
Jan. 16-19, 2019; Celebration, Fla.